- Common Ground Toledo Reports Successful Week
- Lasagna Gardening At Native Soil Farm
- Toledo Thursday Market Meeting, Earth Day Event At Camp Singing Wind
- School District Report: Parent/Teacher Conferences This Week
- MAP Enrichment Programs ISO Summer Volunteers & Instructors
- Today: Toledo New Life Food Bank
- Wednesday: Library Page Turners Club
- Tech Tuesday: All Over The Board
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Oops! Vision:Toledo’s Arts Rec & Events will NOT meet tonight.
Next meeting: 6:30 p.m. April 24, 2018 at The MAC.
Common Ground Toledo reported: What a huge and busy week for Toledo and Common Ground.
At the Big Toledo Meeting, Common Ground V.P L.S. Bird-Sonne presented a slideshow with before and after pictures of the progress that has been made in town. The speech and presentation was very well-received and people applauded after almost every picture! People went home with sunflower starts and information on how to get involved with this awesome group!
Over the weekend, Common Ground set up a plant sale on the back porch of Morgan Arts Centre during their Vernal Equinox Art fair and we had a record-breaking day of sales. Thank you to everyone who stopped by and showed us your support. Please feel free to post pictures of the plants you bought to our page.
Thanks again, Toledo!
Native Soil Farm shares these photos of Permaculture Lasagna Gardening underway:
Says Aimee Maestas: Lending a hand in getting some garden beds squared away and layered
Toledo Thursday Market posted: Come on out to help plan the 2018 Toledo Thursday Market! All vendors, organizers, and patrons are welcome.
Planning meeting 6:30 PM April 12 at Camp Singing Wind.
The market will be every Thursday this summer, 3-7pm, from May 10-Oct 11 at the Toledo Downtown Boat Launch.
Mark Your Calendar: 2 PM April 22
Camp Singing Wind invites: Join us for an Earth Day Potluck and Permaculture Swap!
Please invite anyone who you think would be interested. All ages, indoors or outdoors depending on weather.
Please bring some food or drinks to share if you’re able, and some seeds or plants to swap if you’d like.
It’s also Carol Majewski’s birthday, so we’ll have cake and few other surprises!
Have any Permie skills you’d like to share that day? Please let us know and we’ll set it up!
More info to come soon, and we hope to see you there!
Toledo School District announced: Parent/Teacher conferences tonight and Wednesday. No other school-sponsored events or practices on these two evenings so that students and parents can attend these important meetings.
Andrea Jones posted: MAP enrichment programs is looking for summer outdoor adventure day-camp volunteers and class instructors. If you have one hour, a day, a week or 5 weeks to spare this summer, you can help! Come, learn more about our vision and goals, bring your ideas to help us brainstorm and make this summer awesome! Volunteers are the heart of any summer camp experience, YOU make day-camp a fun, meaningful and memorable experience!
Meets 6:30 PM Friday at Annie’s place. Details at link above.
Today: Toledo New Life Community Food Bank 10 a.m. - noon last Tuesday & Wednesday monthly serving our community area of Toledo by sharing the love of Christ through the essential needs we all have.
Visit http://www.toledo-new-life.com or call (360)864-4366.
From the comments: For the month of February Health & Hope Free Clinic was able to provide 25 free visits and our volunteers gave 255 hours! So blessed that we could serve!
Tonight: Health & Hope Medical Outreach opens the doors to their weekly clinic today 5:30 - 8:00 PM, located at 1911 Cooks Hill Rd. Centralia. (NW Pediatrics - West Building).
Health & Hope Medical Outreach provides FREE walk-in medical care and Mental Healthcare to the uninsured and underinsured of Lewis County and South Thurston County.
ISO* We are looking for the donation of a laptop for our newsletter, list management and graphics work. It doesn't need to be new or cutting edge, but ideally would have 17 inch screen, full keyboard, and the internal specifications sufficient for Microsoft Publisher (specs here: http://smallbusiness.chron.com/microsoft-publisher-requirem… ) Can you donate or find someone to sponsor for us? send a private message.
*ISO = In Search Of
Wednesday: Toledo Community Library Adult Page Turners hold their book discussion 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, then selects next month’s read. Meets last Wednesday monthly.
Tech Report: All Over The Board
CNET: Pick up a Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ with $15 VUDU credit & $50 SLING TV for $69.99
Check out their review: Is Movie Pass A Good Deal?
Plus: Three Ways To Fix A Broken Phone Screen
Mashable: Why Every Phone Battery Eventually Dies
For Cord-Cutters: You Need This $20 HDTV Antenna
Lifehacker: How to Delete Your Phone Contacts from Facebook
Best Apps for Windows & MacOS: App Directory (mostly free)
Deals of the Day: Kinja Deals
Digital Trends: 500,000 downloaded QR code apps with embedded malware from Google Play
True or false? Facebook: Yes, we track your calls and texts, but you told us we could
groovyPost reveals: How to Generate a Windows 10 System Performance Report
And this review: Everything You Need To Know About Getting Started With Google Docs
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
NEW! Toledo Thursday Market vendor forms available now.
NEW! Second Time Around Thrift Store Ribbon Cutting Ceremony noon March 29
NEW! Toledo Youth Cheerleading Sign Ups 6-7 PM May 3, or 10-11 AM May 5 @ THS
NEW! Kid’s Fishing Derby 8 AM-1:30 PM May 12 @ South Lewis County Park (Wallace Pond)
STILL AVAILABLE! Steamboat Alley Paver Forms
For The Love of Reading: TES PTO declares: It's that time of year again and the Toledo PTO is planning our annual Reading Night March 29. Click on link for details.
Flowers: Third in a series, Paint Night At Morgan Arts Centre - Tulips - 6:00 - 8:30 PM on March 29. Hosted by Joan and Sue's Art Classes.
Tulip Theme - Choose between two styles
Paint Nights are a great opportunity for artists from beginner to advanced to spend creative time together.
Bring friends and plan to make new ones.
Themes and planned designs will allow you either follow along or paint outside the lines resulting in each person taking home a personal masterpiece.
Add Di Morgan's incredible gift of hospitality and we are all sure to have a super experience.
Phor Phlebotomy: Toledo Presbyterian Church will host the next Red Cross Blood Drive 12:30 - 5:30 PM March 30, and every 2 months following as long as enough donors get on board. Did you know you can book in advance? Contact Kathy Hill, 360-219-7756 for more info.
For The Sockless: Toledo Middle School shared:
Our Toledo Pride class is sponsoring a sock drive! All socks will be donated to Lewis County United Way. Through March 30.
Application deadline March 30: vision:Toledo posted Scholarship Association in Toledo Receives Major Gift of $50,000. Details in The Chronicle article at link above.
For more information, visit https://toledocommunityscholarship.wordpress.com/.
Feast & Fun: March 30th THS Band Fundraiser - Dinner 5 PM, Bingo 6 PM
Jim Fluckinger reminds readers: If anyone would like a brick for the the Veterans Wall of Honor in Toledo City Park, Toledo Lions Club has downloadable forms.
Forms need to be in by March 31. Cost: $100.
Toledo Community Library offers free Ukulele lessons beginning in April. Sign up in person.
LIBRARY HOURS: Wednesdays 10-7, Thursdays & Saturdays 10-5
For Teens: Applications are now being accepted for summer Ecology Youth Corps work, and must be received by April 6. Earn $11.50/hour for a 4-week session during either early or late summer session. Details and application online at www.ecology.wa.gov/eyc.
For The Love Of Sports: Toledo School District ISO* an Event Manager for spring sports. Duties include setting up fields, scoreboards, public address systems and supporting visiting teams and officials. Hours are afternoons and some Saturdays. $14.19/hour. Contact Grady Fallon if interested.
Also: Have you ever wanted to be a sportscaster for ESPN? Well, we have the entry-level job that could start you on that path. TSD is looking for the Voice of Toledo Indian Fastpitch. If you have a love for this sport and Toledo Indians, this is your chance. Contact Grady Fallon for more information.
*ISO = In Search Of
Fun: Toledo Senior Center hosts their Fifth Annual Ladies Tea April 8. Tix now on sale $20. Hurry, these sell out fast!
Your continued support is critical as Lewis County Seniors move into their first year as a self-supporting non-profit entity. Toledo Senior Center aims to keep the lights on with monthly breakfasts, community meals, classes and special events.
Check out their 2018 Calendar of Community Events.
Fundraiser: To help Toledo’s Neumann family with expenses not covered by insurance in the loss of their house, visit their GoFundMe page: contact person Jadee Landry.
For The Kids: Brooke Sellards Acosta asks “Does your business or family want to support Toledo Youth Baseball? There are a couple ways to show your pride. I have attached forms to become a signboard and/or team sponsor. Family signboards are $200 the first year and $100 each year after that to renew. Message me if you are interested.”
Signboard Form 2018.pdf
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
For The Future: Toledo Middle School PTO's posted: If you would like to help support our efforts to bring more laptops to Toledo Middle School please read this and spread the word. You can donate here. Thank you for your support of our kids.
Full details posted in 02.23.2018 Friday Column.
Finally: Vision:TOLEDO announces Sign up forms for (2018) Cheese Days Parade and vendor booths. Full information about the parade can be found here:
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